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Cost of Wood Gutters


By ProMatcher Staff



How much does wood gutter installation cost?

On average, you should expect to pay about $16-22 per linear foot for wooden rain gutters (assuming typical conditions). However, you should use the following article to get a better idea of how much your specific project will cost.



Cost of Wood Gutter Installation

The cost of wood gutter installation can vary greatly. This article is intended to help you make an informed hiring decision. We have compiled a list of factors that will influence the cost of wood gutter installation. If you’re looking for more information about the cost, check out ProMatcher’s Wood Gutter Cost Report now.

1. Geographic location. Where do you live? Is your home easily accessible? Your geographic location may play a big factor in the cost of wood gutter installation.

2. Finding an experienced installer. Wood gutters are not as popular as they used to be. You may have a difficult time finding an experienced installer (that is properly licensed and insured). in your local area. Hiring a contractor that is located outside of your immediate area may add the cost of the project.

3. Taking down the existing gutters. The removal of an existing gutter system will add to the overall cost of installing wood gutters.

4. Historic homes and restorations. In many cases, wooden gutters are installed on historic homes or restoration projects. As a result, you may need a permit from the city or special permission from the local historical society.

5. Two-story homes. If you live in a home with 2 or 3 stories, there will likely be an additional cost to install the gutters on upper portion of your home. This may require extra safety equipment.

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6. How much guttering do you need? The amount of material needed to complete the job will be significant cost factor. Many contractors will charge by the linear foot.

7. Gutter style. Wood gutters come in many shapes and sizes. Ornate and decorative styles will be more expensive than those with a basic shape and profile.

8. Wood species. Wood gutters are made of several different types of wood, including fir, redwood, cedar, or pine, in addition to others. Redwood and cedar tend to be more expensive, but they have some natural rot resistance.

9. Are downspouts included? You can avoid surprise charges by making sure that all downspouts are included in the cost estimate from your contractor.

10. Hardware and accessories. Make sure that all necessary parts and hardware are included as well. The cost of nails, hangers, and clips can add up quickly.

11. Are gutter guards extra? Gutter guards and screens help keep organic matter out of your gutters. They are not typically included in the cost of installation, but they can be installed for an additional cost.

12. Painting the gutters. Wood gutters can be painted to match the color of your home. This may cost a little extra, especially on the second story.

13. Maintenance. Wood gutters do require a good amount of maintenance. This will factor into the long-term cost of owning wood gutters. Before installing the gutters, keep in mind that they will need to be cleaned regularly to avoid rotting. In some cases, the wood can be treated or sealed to provide an additional layer of protection for moisture and the element.

14. Get several quotes Before hiring a contractor, make sure to get several estimates. This will help to ensure that you are getting a fair price. If you are ready to get started on your project, get a free gutter installation quote from a local pro now.



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